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New UN instrument enables Secretary-General to Fund Priority Initiatives for democracy development.

11 July 2006, KYIV. The United Nations Office in Ukraine has welcomed the creation of the Ukrainian Agency for International Development by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine as a crucially important contribution to meeting the world’s Millennium Development Goals.

United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA) in Ukraine held series of events dedicated to the World Population Day

11 July, 2006 - The UN Secretary-General delivers a message on World Population Day

On July 4, 2006, the fifth meeting of the Technical Review Panel (TRP) responsible for the review of proposals of the National Coordination Council’s preparation of Ukraine’s application to Round 6 of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria took place in Kyiv

Kyiv- July 3: Inspired by Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman in The Long Way Round, a group of nineteen bikers are traveling on a 3,500 mile journey across Europe in an effort to raise essential funding for a UNICEF-supported project in Kiev, Ukraine.

The first Global Compact Network in Ukraine working meeting took place at the UN House on 29 June, 2006. During the meeting Mr. Francis M. O’Donnell, UN Resident Coordinator, Ms. Ruken Tekes Calikusu, UN Coordination Specialist and Ms. Birdie Knightly, Global Compact Focal Point along with 27 representatives of the Global Compact Network in Ukraine welcomed new members of the network and discussed the Action Plan for June-December 2006.

National Coordination Council on HIV/AIDS approved the personal list of Technical Review Panel this morning, June 23, 2006

UN Open Doors for libraries Day event took place in UN House

YOU may wonder what a secretary general of the United Nations is doing writing about football. But in fact, the World Cup makes us at the United Nations green with envy. As the pinnacle of the only truly global game, played in every country by every race and religion, it is one of the few phenomena as universal as the United Nations. You could even say it’s more universal.

On June 17-18, 2006 Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees is organizing premier screening on the occasion of the World Refugee Day will take place in "Zhovten" (26 Kostyantynivska Str.)

On June 6, 2006 presenting the report United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan proposed a standing forum led by all 191 Member States which governments could use to share ideas and discuss best practices and policies related to international migration and how this phenomenon ties in with global development.

World Environment Day, commemorated each year on 5 June, is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and enhances political attention and action.

High-level representatives of over 140 UN Member States, including nearly a dozen Heads of State and Government, are meeting this week to review progress towards achieving the agreed goals of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS adopted at the UN General Assembly Special Session on AIDS in 2001. The 2006 High Level Meeting on AIDS will conclude Friday with a renewed political commitment and agreement on future action to reverse the global AIDS epidemic and reduce its impact.

Ukraine Joins Global Campaign to Galvanize Action for Children UN Children’s Agency Urges to Put Children First at HIV/AIDS Agenda

New York, 31 May - Secretary-General Kofi Annan addressed the opening of the plenary segment of the General Assembly high-level meeting on AIDS.

Secretary-General, observing international day of United Nations peacekeepers, lauds growing confidence in organization’s ability to restore stability

It will be the twentieth year running when on the third Sunday of May the world community commemorates the International Memorial Day of People Who Died from AIDS. AIDS pandemic took lives of about 25 million people, including nearly 2 million children. Almost 42 million people in the world are HIV-positive.

New UN Report says the most vulnerable countries are leading in democratic innovation despite extreme obstacles, but critical challenges remain.

15 May - Message on the International Day of Families by the Secretary-General Kofi Annan